Calspan Company News

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Please visit this page regularly for the latest updates from Calspan. Updated: March 25, 2020 As we all settle into the “new normal” this week, we thought it would be important to share the status of our company as the impact of the COVID-19 . . .
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Automated vehicles development has accelerated, and this change is fueled by technology, consumer behavior, and new business models. We have seen how this new technology has influenced (or is just starting to impact) numerous industries, including insurance, oil, and the entire mobility sector. So . . .
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According to the Storefront Safety Council, storefront crashes occur 60 times per day, totaling over 20,000 crashes per year. These crashes result in nearly 4,000 injuries, and tragically, more than 500 people are killed annually. These are shocking statistics which can be prevented by . . .
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In recent years, in-flight connectivity has become an expectation for passengers across many airlines. When amenities become a standard, they are missed in their absence more so than they are appreciated in their presence. The quality of in-flight connectivity can sway travelers’ choice of . . .
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Buffalo, N.Y. – February 24, 2020 Calspan Corporation has been awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School (USAF TPS) at Edwards Air Force Base, California.  The USAF TPS is where the Air Force’s top pilots, navigators, and engineers are . . .
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You’ve got a 4-star safety rating, now what? If your vehicle did not achieve the NHTSA NCAP Star Safety Rating that you had hoped, the NHTSA’s “Optional” New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) might be right for you. What it is: In 1987, the National . . .
Flutter Exciters
All Weather Exciter DO-160G icing tests For flight test operators working against the clock to clear a flight envelope, an All Weather Flutter Exciter offers extra flexibility when facing rain, light clouds, or other ill-timed weather.  Calspan has released a new line of All . . .
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Visit us at Booth #8! Buffalo, N.Y. – January 20, 2020 Calspan will be exhibiting at the 2020 SAE Government/Industry Meeting which will be held in Washington D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center January 22-24, 2020. Attending this annual event is part . . .
Transonic Wind Tunnel
Plan Supports Expanding Market Needs Buffalo, N.Y. – January 6, 2020 Calspan has announced a plan to invest over $6 million into its Transonic Wind Tunnel. As the only independently owned and privately held transonic wind tunnel in North America, the planned capital investments . . .
Networking At The Booth
  For three days, the Calspan aerospace team will be available to collaborate with the industry to help shape the future of aerospace at the 2020 AIAA SciTech Forum, January 6-10, 2020 in Orlando, FL. Calspan’s experts will be sharing information about our turnkey . . .